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College Park illegal cardroom robbed

Here we go again. A couple of years ago the Fairfax County Police got a hard on for raiding poker games that took a rake.  Then when they ran out of games to raid in their jurisdiction, some enterprising young fellows started robbing games throughout the area.  Then it got …

Poker raid in South Carolina

Another absurd poker raid.  Mount Pleasant police dealt a wild card when they raided a poker game Cheseborough was attending Wednesday night, handing out citations and seizing nearly $6,000 from 22 stunned players who had gathered for some Texas Hold ’em. … Four people gathered at the house Thursday [the …

Poker club raided in Philadelphia

Another card club was raided, this time in Philly: Operating in a dusty warehouse in Port Richmond, the Philadelphia Players Club officially went out of business Thursday night, when police raided the casino, arrested five employees and hauled off a truckload of poker tables and other gaming gear. Authorities anticipate …

Fairfax Poker Game Is Raided; 2 Charged

How stupid do you have to be to run a raked* poker game in Northern Virginia after Fairfax County has clearly announced its intention to bust all such games?  They raided the Centreville and Reston games, held a press conference talking about how illegal it was, and then made sure …

North Carolina Poker Laws Challenged

The Attorney General of NC claims that poker is illegal in the state, but it’s unclear enough that enforcement is spotty.  A company that organizes poker tourneys for businesses has pre-emptively sued to cause a judge to rule in the matter. Link: North Carolina Poker Laws Challenged.

Raked home game in Augusta, GA raided

Police draw pair of arrests in gambling raid, July 1, 2005 Quote: Mr. Singletary was leasing the residence and had set up a large poker table in the living room, authorities said. He and Mr. Stewart face a felony charge each because police said they took a cut of each …